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Top 10 News Stories of 2017

The year 2017 came and went by in the blink of an eye. News and events, often of blockbuster proportions, happened not by the weeks or days, but by the hours or even minutes. As a review of the year, the editorial board of CBU/CAR has selected the following Top

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Top 10 industry news stories of 2016

The following Top 10 news stories are selected by the editorial board of CBU/CAR as the most important events of China’s automobile market in 2016. – Editor 1. Never say never: new records for auto and NEV sales China selling a record 28 million vehicles in 2016 would have been

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2015: worst ever since 2009; 2016: quality rather than quantity

China’s heavy-duty truck sales totaled 46,000 units in December 2015, down 18 percent on a yearly basis, with sales down 27 percent for the year to 546,800 units, nearly 200,000 units less than 2014. <Sales of top 10 heavy-duty truck manufacturers in December 2015 (in units)> Top seller DFCV sold

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Heavy-duty truck sales down 32 percent in H1 2015

China’s heavy-duty truck sales slipped 32 percent to 292,200 units in the first half of 2015 due to the weak economy and implementation of the State-IV emissions standards with Central China the hardest hit region. New government incentives should trigger sales in the second half of the year but sales

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Roundup of China’s heavy-duty truck and bus market in 2014

China sold 742,600 heavy-duty trucks in 2014, down 4 percent on a yearly basis, according to recent data released by heavy-duty truck manufacturers as reported by cvworld.cn. Market structure changed compared with 2013. Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Co., Ltd. (DFCV) remained as the market leader by selling 156,000 heavy-duty trucks in

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China’s PV market in 2013: two-digit growth

China’s passenger vehicle (passenger car, SUV, MPV and microvan) sales in 2013 increased 15.71 percent on a yearly basis to nearly 18 million units, according to data released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on January 9. The growth rate of passenger vehicle sales returned to double digits after

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China’s heavy-duty truck market in 2013: steady growth

China posted sales of 770,000 heavy-duty trucks in 2013, up 21 percent on a yearly basis, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. All of the top five medium and heavy-duty truck makers have fulfilled at least 88 percent of their respective sales targets in 2013. Dongfeng, including Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle

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